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white house. they're not releasing details of the conversation but emphasized the lines of communication remain open. this news comes as the head of the international monetary fund warns that failing to reach a deal will have far-reaching consequences for the american economy. >> quick fix isn't the answer for the fiscal crisis says the director of the international monetary fund. a more comprehensive solution is needed. the chief says any deal between president obama and congressional republicans must do more than simply avoid the fiscal cliff to get america's economy growing again. >> still have up certain that -- uncertainty that fuels doubts, stops people from making decision. >> bud washington's top leader, house speaker john boehner, says there has been little progress. >> when it comes to the fiscal cliff threatening our economy
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and threatening jobs, the white house has wasted another week. >> democrats show no signs of backing off from supporting the president's hard-line stance on raising the incomes tax rate for the rich. >> we democrats realize there have to about two sides to the bargain, but in 2011 we put both revenues and cuts on the table. >> but one republican senator revealed this week that tax increases might help solve america's debt crisis. so far the g.o.p. has stood imeps raising taxes. >> what we ought to be working on is the other 93%, because if you want to do what he wants on tax rates, you affect% of the deficit. we have spent ourselves into a hole and we're not going to raise taxes and borrow money and get out of it. so, will i accept a tax increase as a part of a deal to actually solve our problems? yes. ago am --
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>> ama: the federal government is planning for the possibility of cuts. the white house ordered the military to plan on slashing 500 billion from the military, and funding for schools well be cut 8.2%. some outside a void the cliff including eliminating the tax deduction for charitable donations and home owners will not be able to deduct their interest, and this area, nobe. north oakland, berkeley and emeryville. >> one business owner says the name nobe may be young and new and fresh but the old name is fine. residents would like this area to remain the golden gate district of north oakland. >> amelia has lived in the north oakland house for 30 years.
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>> this is a long-standing north oakland community being swallowed up by real estate agents. reporter: she does not like the idea that real estate agents and brokers are selling her neighborhood as nobe. north oakland, berkeley, and emeryville, she says it's a plan to sanitize the year and boast prices. >> we're being a pawn right now in this game of real estate prices and people wanting to think of oakland as only the bad news they see at shootings. >> five shootings in oakland on saturday that left one person dead does nothing for oakland's identity as a destination. real estate brokers say the name change just reflects the revitalization of this area of the city. new restaurants, easy access to transportation, and old homes are attracting new families. scott and laura moved from san francisco. >> reasonable shopping around. good stuff. lots of kids in the neighborhood. lots of people walking their dogs. so, this fits nice.
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reporter: nice or not, laurel admits she does not venture out at night. winkler likes the name nob expe is selling this home for $849,000. >> didn't think of it as name change, sort of as a creation of a district or a -- getting anite. reporter: the area has been known as the golden gate district, or just north oakland, to residents for years. kelly is a partner in the cupsake shop in oakland. >> i don't really think it needs to change. the neighborhood can grow and the name can stay the same. >> residents who say they're willing to fight this name change and there's no telling how long this name will stick around. abc-7 news. >> ama: a triple homicide suspect in a shooting at an indian reservation has died of getting into a gunfight with officers. seven people were shoot at the indian reservation about
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50 miles north of bakersfield. three people died and four others were wounded, including the suspect's two young girls. deputies caught up with him this morning by tracking his cell phone. investigators say 31-year-old hector valia took deputies on a chase and opened fire on them. he was shot and died several hours later. a motive is not released. >> a developing story out of mexico where officials say the wreckage of a small plane believed to be carrying jenni rivera has been found with no apparent survivors. the plane disamendment after talking off from the city of monterey after their band performed a concert there. there's no word what may have caused the plane to crash, rivera has been in the music industry for 20 years, sold more than 20 million albums worldwide, and this month she signed a deal with abc to star in a new sitcom. >> the dallas cowboys played today one day after one player died in a car accident and
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another is suspected of drunk driving. investigators believe josh brent was drunk when he drove over a curb and flipped his car. his teammate, jerry brown, was a passenger in the vehicle. brown died after being rushed to the hospital. brown's high school coach shared fond memories of the 25-year-old linebacker from his teenage years in st. louis. >> jerry was a good kid. great athlete. great athlete. but overall, a good person. always seemed like a good kid. >> ama: brown and brent played together in college at the university of illinois. brent's attorney says his bail at a half million dollars is excessive. egyptian opposition activists remain camped outside the presidential palace in cairo after president morsi agreed to drop the plans.
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protesters are pushing for morsi to cancel the referendum, saying they reject the process entirely. morsi says the constitution is essential for the fledgling democracy but opposition leaders say there's a better way. >> that is democracy, but at the same time the president should be aware that the public anger and the spreading anger would affect him. >> rallies have drown tens of thousands of people into the street and melees that left at least six people dead. morsi ordered the military to maintain security and protect state institutions until after the results of the referendum. >> it was the first day same-sex couples could get legally married in washington. ahead, we'll have a look at some of the historic ceremonies and how seattle handled the wedding rush. >> is secretary of state hillary clinton ready for a new challenge? what democrats think about her
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>> pronounce you legally wed and partners in life. [applause] >> ama: same-sex couples are celebrating tonight after a new law went into effect in washington state allowing them to legally mary. 140 couples registered to marry at seattle city hall which set up five different offices to
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accommodate. last month washington, maine, and maryland became the first states to pass same-sex marriage by popular vote. >> hillary clinton is set to leave for what will likely be her last foreign trip, to africa, the gulf, and abu dhabi. her departure as head of the state department is raising questions whether she will make another run for the president. 90% of democrats are relishing the possibility she'll enter the race. >> several states are dealing with the first serious winter storm of the season. the upper midwest and several great lakes states are under winter travel advisories. out whoouts and dangerous driving conditions are anticipated. parts of minnesota are expecting 9 to 15-inches of snow. already more than 300 car accidents have been report thread statewide. we'll have more on this powerful storm system on world news right after this newscast at 5:30.
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well, winter means snow in the midwest. for us, it's rain. looking outside, we enjoyed a clear, mild day in the bay area. it looks wonderful but we could see showers this week. >> first, turning comedy into calamity. the latest problem for the two djs who pulled off the prank involving prince
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>> ama: there are reports tonight the australian djs involved in the roy prank that may be linked to other nurse's death may be questioned by
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london police. here's the latest on the expecting royal couple. >> prince williams canceled a public appearance sunday night to be at with wife, kate's side. on saturday, he appeared without her as the dutchess of aim bridge recovers at home after hospitalization for extreme morning sickness. her convalesce sense is overshadowed by death. the apparent suicide of a news on duty at the hospital when kate was a patient. >> when is a good time to visit her. i'm the queen. >> the cal heard around the world. >> we are were expected to be hung up on. >> these djs placed a prank phone call to the hospital, pretending to be queen elizabeth and presence charles. the nurse, jacintha saldana put her through to kate's room and they were given personal information. the embarrassment seems to have driven saldana to suicide. her grieving husband says i am devastated in the loss of my
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wife. and from her 14-year-old daughter, i miss you, i love you. >> we are right now -- >> the two djs, mel greg, and michael clip, have been suspended but not fired. they are in seclusion and said to be seeking counseling. their station boss says they protect no law. >> we're very confident that we haven't done anything illegal. >> these australians who -- seem puz build -- puzzled by the fuss. >> it was only meant as a joke. they didn't mean to hurt anybody. >> even so authorities are investigating whether any crime was committed. abc news, new york. >> ama: well, let's get a check on the weather with sandy patel. our weather is changing. >> let's show you an outside shot. you can see how beautiful it alongs towards the golden gate bridge here. lots of sunshine out there. a few high clouds and that's it. let's go to live doppler 7hd right now and i'll show you what it looks like from this
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perspective. skies are clear. and we have no rain to speak of right now but our own radar on mt. st. helena will be tracking rain. today was warm, mild to warm, depending on where you are, and warm enough to set records. keptfield, 70 degrees, tied the previous record. 66 at the oakland airport. that actually broke its previous record by one degree. downtown oakland with 70 degrees. san jose, 67. up to 67 in half moon bay. san francisco, 66 degrees and a nice day down in upper napa area. 71 today. here are your current temperatures. still mild. 68 in oakland. 63 in san francisco. we have 66 degrees in san rafael. here are the highlights. clear and cold in the valleys tonight. sunny and mild weather on monday and rain returns tuesday night, into wednesday. so you'll need your rain gear again. tonight, bundle up. at it going to be cold under clear skies. the only patch of fog i could fine was way out east of the
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east bay valleys. could see it, although it is not going to be widespread. 46 in antioch, morning, chilly in fairfield. 37 in napa. 39 in santa rosa. notice low 40s around fremont, palo alto, san jose, 45. when you head out tomorrow morning, make sure you have a jacket or coat and your little ones are bundle eled up. here's the satellite and the radar. high pressure controlling the weather. this provided us with the nice mild to warm pattern. above average temperatures expected again for your monday with lots of sunshine, but then you'll start to see the changes. tuesday night is where i'm fast forwarding this animation. 11:00 p.m., rain north of santa rosa. by 3:00 in the morning, it's starting to press south towards the east bay, done -- down towards the golden gate bridge and wednesday looks like it will be a bit on the wet side. so widespread light rain, possibly moderate. 7:00 a.m., the rain starting to let up in the north bay, and
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then just a showery regime for the rest of wednesday. rainfall totals a quarter inch or less so not terribly impressive. south bay tomorrow, 66 in san jose, mild 64, cupertino. on the mark mid-60s. redwood city, palo alto, half moon bay, 64. sunny north bay. 68 in santa rosa, novato. nice day in the east bay. 66 oakland. toward the inland valleys and it's up to 65 in livermore. around monterey, sunshine and a mild day. we're going to go from mild to cooler tuesday night into wednesday, bring in the rain, and it's going to be much cooler. the cool pattern sticks around, only in the 50s as we head into mid-week. >> ama: mike shumann is here with sports and the niners back at home. >> mike: a little home coming doesn't hurt. hoping to rebound against the
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dolphins. dolphins. collin kaepernick still you know how much grandma wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here. brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you,
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he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas!
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>> mike: i'm going to say it the 49ers have not been as effective with colin kaepernick as quarterback. his inexperience has become more evident every week. the 49er record for the most sacks in the season, finished with two on the day. miami mistake killed them before the end of the half. the punt, it's caught at the three, but it's a touchback, set
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it down at the three. niners get it at the 20. that lees to a field goal. crabtree, 20 yarder set up the field goal and the niners led 6-3 at the half. niners only 2-10 on third down conversions. special teams bailed them out. spillman recovers, gore converts. first play of the fourth quarter, gore with a great 19-yard run. he had 63 yards, sixth career 1,000-yard season. an athletic dixon, pounds it home for the niners from there. 26, san francisco. here come the dolphins, fourth and goal. tan in tan hill, watch this cat. capkaepernick was 18-23, only te t.d. passes, 129 attempts this season but he can run. 50-yard touchdown here seals it. 49ers let the dolphins stick around but come away with a w.
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27-13 the final. coach on his offense. >> miami is a heck of a team. we knew that going in, they would -- would be tough to move the football around. stayed at some points you got stay patient but also took our shots, and thought our offense played winning football. >> niners keeping an eye on the seahawks as the win, this time against the cardinals. lynch, former cal bear, one of his three t.d. runs, 10-0 seattle. second quarter, seahawks punting, peterson bobbles it. takes a few bounces, right into the hands of smith who walks in. seattle led 38-0 at the half and go on to win 58-0, keeping the heat on the 49ers, falcons taking on the panthers. newton had not matched last year's brilliance until today. 287 yards and two touchdowns, including this 2-yard run. 116 yards rushing. panthers hand the falcons their
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second loss of the season, possibly helping out the 49ers down the stretch. >> let's tee it up. greg norman hosting his shark shootout in florida. two-men team. three-day event we alternate shot, best ball, and scramble format. perry had a two-shot lead today. second on the par-4 7th. almost holed it. would bird the hole. i think. howell and sabbatini charging, but perry just need this tap-in par for the win. perry wins his third shootout of his career. >> we hear from the 49ers locker room, and shoot hoops with cal men at 6:00. >> ama: if things are stressing you out, a new study says it you out, a new study says it could be depending on your you know how much grandma
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wanted to be here for your fist christmas? you see grandma lives waaaay down here, and you live way up here.
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brian, your cousin, he's a little bit older than you, he lives here, in chicago. and your aunt lisa lives here, in baltimore. uncle earnie? waaay out in hawaii. but don't you worry, we will always be together for christmas. [ male announcer ] being together is the best part of the holidays and cheerios is happy to be part of the family. you just ate dallas!
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>> ama: the new plan that could make it harder to smoke at home in one bay area city. with all this talk about the fiscal cliff, what does it really mean for you, your money, and your safety. join us at 6:00. in the rue search finds facebook may be tressing you out. people with friends from self different social circles are more likely to feel anxiety because of the pressure and expectations of the simultaneous audiences. 64% of people are friends with
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their exes, 56% or friends with their current significant other. that does it for us. thank you for joining us. the abc-7 news exclusive alarm clock epa is available for you android. here's a live look outside. captioned by closed captioning services inc. this is "world news." tonight, the daring rescue. an american doctor from colorado taken hostage in afghanistan. lifted to safety by a special forces team in the middle of the night. tonight, we are learning one of the american warriors who helped save that doctor did not survive. vanished. the breaking news tonight. the plane carrying a mexican american icon, a singer love bid so many americans,


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